UPSC IFS Syllabus 2018

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 09 Oct, 2018 13:17 IST


04 Sep-18 Oct, 2018

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UPSC IFS 2018 Syllabus

UPSC IFS 2018 syllabus is different for both Preliminary and Mains exam. Candidates willing to be recruited in forestry services should have a good understanding about the syllabus of UPSC IFS 2018. The detailed paper-wise UPSC IFS 2018 syllabus for Preliminary exam and Mains examination is specified below:

UPSC IFS Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2018

Paper: I - General Knowledge

Economic and Social Development.

Indian and World Geography

General Science

Indian Polity and Governance

History of India and Indian National Movement.

General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change

Current Events of National and International importance


Paper: II - General Studies

Decision Making and Problem Solving

General Mental Ability

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills


Basic Numeracy, Data Interpretation

IFS Mains Exam Syllabus 2018

General English Syllabus (Paper 1)

  • Essay and Passages

  • General understanding of English and everyday use of words.

General Knowledge (Paper 2)

  • The syllabus of Paper 2 involves information on current events happening around the world.

  • This paper includes questions based on topics such as Indian Polity, Constitution of India, History of India and Geography of Nature.

  • Paper 3, 4, 5, 6 of UPSC IFS 2018 are optional subjects as opted by the candidates. Candidates have to choose any optional from the subjects like, Chemistry, Agriculture, Botany, Geology, Agricultural Engineering,, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Civil Engineering, Forestry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Statistics, Zoology.

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